Reviews

Blind Date used to be part of my Saturday night getting-ready-to-go-out ritual. I don't go out as much on Saturday nights now. Can the new Blind Date, fronted by Cilla Black’s chum Paul O’Grady... more
If you’ve come to this website then I presume you are interested in stand-up comedy. And if you are remotely interested in stand-up comedy you really should see Dying Laughing. The documentary,... more
I haven’t seen many comedy critics reviewing Ruby Wax’s latest show, Frazzled. But then again it doesn’t quite fit into the conventional comedy template. There are certainly plenty of gags but Wax... more
The first thing to say is that Sarah Silverman’s Netflix special is longer than her gig at the Hammersmith Apollo in 2008. For live comedy fans in England Silverman is arguably most famous for her... more
If the idea of The Old Comedian of the Year final conjures up images of Zimmer frames and senior moments nothing could be further from the truth. You only need to be 35 to enter, so I’ll be eligible... more
If there is a crisis on the live circuit as I've heard, nobody has told Knock2bag. Their various clubs around the capital have been doing the business for ten years and last night's show in their... more
The end of the first series of Aziz Ansari’s Master Of None saw excitable lover of life Dev (Ansari) flying to Italy to learn how to make pasta. We catch up with him in the first episode of the... more
To paraphrase a famous sketch, nobody was expecting Tim Westwood. Or Fatboy Slim. Or even Tony Blackburn. John Cleese Presents was trailed as Cleese making his debut as a radio DJ but given that this... more
Unless you’ve been cryogenically frozen recently* you must have seen the images of Julian Barratt from Mindhorn. Either doing a high-kicking stunt or wearing an eye-patch. These images are amusing... more
When the cast was announced for this West End revival of Christopher Hampton’s play set in the world of academia I thought it was right up my street. Three of my favourite sitcom actors, Matt Berry,... more

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